Travel Nursing OR RN Job in Ketchikan, AK

RN - OR

Location: Ketchikan, AK

Type of Job: Travel Nursing

Shift: 07:00 - 15:00

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2017-01-09

Job Description

The OR Nurse is responsible for assisting surgeons in the OR. OR RNs will prepare the OR and the patient for the procedure and make sure that all medical equipment is sterile and working correctly.

Responsibilities

Operating Room Nurse duties consist of:
  • Assessing the well being of the patient before, during and after the operation.
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeons and give medical instruments and supplies to them during procedures.
  • Preserving and logging any items needed for laboratory examinations.

Requirements

One year of experience as an Operating Room Nurse within the past two years.
  • Current RN License in good standing.
  • Current BLS from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.


ALASKA

If, during your next travel nursing assignment, you wish to spend every day in a beautiful, breath-taking environment, Alaska deserves your consideration. Featuring gorgeous expanses of land by day and a mysteriously captivating sky by night, this is a corner of the country worth investigating. This is where you will capture some of the most scenic images in your lifetime - whether with your eyes or your trusty camera.

Alaska invites its visitors to explore the amazing rivers and awe-inspiring mountains it has to offer. Sightseeing is a favorite pastime for travelers, and you will quickly understand why. You can marvel at Alaska's snowy terrain from high up with Ridgeline Aviation, Alaska Coach Tours - touring from Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway - offers the chance for visitors to interact a little more intimately with the Alaskan environment.

The state of Alaska is also immensely proud of its overflowing culture. Institutions such as Juneau's Alaska State Museum present remarkable exhibits - thought-provoking images and lovingly crafted sculptures from years ago enrich the halls and will likely do the same to your mind as you observe them. The story of Alaska is an endearing one; you'll want to learn all you can.

Discover Alaska on your next travel assignment for an experience like no other. As you feast your eyes on the wondrous views no other state can rival, you may find it hard to believe you're advancing your career as a nurse as well! But that's why traveling to this state is such a golden opportunity.

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You can earn up to $250 when you find a travel or contract job at TPC and that's in addition to any bonuses from the agency!
 

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